School-related gender-based violence

January 5, 2018
Tools to support gender equality in education: How to select good interventions and monitor them

Submitted by Laura Paviot and Mioko Saito. Originally published here at the UNESCO IIEP Learning Portal.    In September-October 2016, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) joined together with the United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI) and the Global …View More  > 

December 1, 2017
Education Unions Take Action to #EndSRGBV

  Launched in 2016 the ‘Education Unions Take Action to End SRGBV’ initiative engaged seven education unions across five countries and aims to enhance the unions’ and union members’ capacity to contribute to ending school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV). With support …View More  > 

November 28, 2017
Stronger accountability can help ensure cases of gender-based school violence are reported

This Blog was originally posted on the GEM Report blog on 28 November 2017. This blog is Part 2 of a two part blog series launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism. The GEM Report Team are members of The Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based …View More  > 

November 25, 2017
How teachers can help end gender-based violence in schools

Submitted by Leila Asrari of Plan International for The Global Working group to #EndSRGBV   Schools can constitute sites where gender-based violence trends are replicated and perpetuated. Roughly 246 million schoolchildren are harassed and abused in and around school every …View More  > 

November 24, 2017
Teachers are central to any effective response to school-related gender-based violence

This Blog was originally posted on the GEM Report blog on 24 November 2017. This blog is Part 1 of a two part blog series launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism. The GEM Report Team are members of The Global Working Group to End …View More  > 

November 23, 2017
16 Days of Activism for #GBVFree Schools

  Building off the momentum and achievements during the 2016 campaign to ‘Make Education Safe for All!’ the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence  Campaign will continue to hold a focus on schools under the theme, “Teachers, Schools …View More  > 

October 11, 2017
From Crisis to Empowerment: Promising Approaches & Policy Directions for Girls’ Education in Conflict-affected Contexts

Submitted by Emilie Rees-Smith – Gender, Education and Conflict Specialist at the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative. This blog post highlights the launch of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative policy note ‘Addressing Threats to Girls Education in Conflict-affected Contexts’ on the occasion of …View More  > 

July 12, 2017
Still left behind? Pathways to inclusive education for girls with disabilities

Almost 15 years ago, Harilyn Rousso asked, “In light of the international commitment to Education for All (EFA), how are girls with disabilities faring?” Her findings from 2003, were not very positive. She found, “The most formidable barrier to education …View More  > 

June 1, 2017
Ten Trends in Girls’ Education

Submitted by Christina Kwauk - postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, Amanda Braga - project coordinator and research assistant in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, & Nora Fyles - Director of the Secretariat for the United Nations …View More  > 

May 12, 2017
Coding for Change: Mentoring Afghanistan’s tech girls

Submitted by Nahid Ahmadi, Mentor at Code to Inspire  – an organisation which uses technology education and outreach to provide Afghan women with leverage in their fight for social, political, and economic equality. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ …View More  > 

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